Movies and TV shows like A Confession

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A Confession (2019)
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A Confession (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher intends on catching a killer of a missing woman, even if that may cost him his career and reputation.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: true crime, police, murder investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, missing person, hopes, life philosophy, police officer, investigation, confession, british police, death of daughter, danger, deadly, dialogue, volvo
Time: future, year 2011, year 2012, year 2014, year 2016

Most similar movies to A Confession

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, realistic and serious films and TV series with plots about police detective, crimes, murder, police investigation, murder investigation, murder mystery and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Confession: Manhunt (2019), Vienna Blood (2019), Little Boy Blue (2017), Unforgotten (2015), DCI Banks (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manhunt (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, rough, disturbing
Plot: police detective, serial killer, murder, true crime, who done it, police, investigation, crimes, brutality, victim, disorder, police officer ...
Time: future
Place: london
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The Murders at White House Farm (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
Story: Factual drama based on the notorious Whitehouse Farm murders, and the ensuing police investigation and court case.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: true crime, schizophrenic, murder trial, police investigation, crime scene, adopted son, murder case, farmhouse, murder, police detective, countryside, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
Place: united kingdom
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Vienna Blood (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Max Liebermann, a student of Sigmund Freud, helps Detective Rheinhardt in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around the grand cafes and opera houses of 1900s Vienna.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: police investigation, murder, investigation, doctor, murder investigation, crimes, disorder, buddies, escapades, adventure, private detective, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: vienna, austria
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100%
Little Boy Blue (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story that shocked a nation, this powerful four-part factual drama, from BAFTA winning writer and executive producer Jeff Pope (Appropriate Adult, The Widower), centres on the devastating impact on a city of an innocent child’s ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, true crime, murder investigation, police detective, justice, police investigation, dishonesty, police officer, murder mystery, incest, british, murder of a boy ...
Time: year 2007
Place: liverpool
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100%
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Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, cold case, murder mystery, murder investigation, missing person, investigation, police investigation, police, female police detective, father daughter relationship, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 70s, 2010s
Place: england, london
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DCI Banks (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A thrilling drama based on the novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson and Andrea Lowe star as the tenacious and stubborn Chief Inspector Alan Banks and the feisty and headstrong Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, murder mystery, policewoman, police investigation, mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, female partner, crimes, murder, coma ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
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Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, murder, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, corpse, police, secret past, mass child killing, crime investigation ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police detective, murder investigation, who done it, multiple suspects, whodunit, police investigation, village, law enforcement, human nature, crimes, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, future
Place: england, europe
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100%
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The Five (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: childhood friend, missing person, murder, investigation, crime investigation, crime solving, unsolved crime, crimes, police detective, secret, uncover truth, forensics ...
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Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, female detective, murder, murder mystery, british police, who done it, criminal, crimes, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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100%
The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted ...
Style: realistic, clever, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, fighting crime, police investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, law enforcement, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Code of a Killer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1984, Code of a Killer is a true story which tells of the discovery of DNA fingerprinting. Detective David Baker leads an investigation of the vicious murders of the two Leicestershire schoolgirls, Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth. Alec Jeffreys ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: crimes, homicide detective, serial killer, manhunt, police, investigation, police investigation, murder, murderer, dna, law enforcement, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: england
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100%
The Investigation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Copenhagen Police's Homicide unit, headed by Jens Møller, tries to solve the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: true crime, police, murder of a woman, journalist, female journalist, police investigation, brutal murder, murder investigation, investigation, uncover truth, murderer, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, year 2017
Place: copenhagen
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Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, clever, slasher ...
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, murder, priest, police detective, village, partners against crime, partners, who done it, amateur detective, haunted by the past, village life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Lynley TV Series
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: police detective, detective inspector, murder, murder investigation, police investigation, sleuth, mystery, fighting crime, partners, workplace, social differences, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, tense, emotional, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: murder investigation, police investigation, murder, multiple suspects, police detective, small town, uncover truth, partners, grief, courtroom drama, whodunit, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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100%
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Des (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 143 min.
TV show
Story: The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: serial killer, true crime, detective inspector, police, murder, murderer, who done it, death, murder investigation, police investigation, police detective, serial murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: united kingdom, london
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40%
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Shetland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, police investigation, island, who done it, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, mystery, crime scene, investigation, police ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: scotland
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50%
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Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, police investigation, sergeant, murder, multiple suspects, investigator, crimes, suspicion, law enforcement, detective inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, true crime, mass murder, murder, rape, crimes
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, police detective, police investigation, drug abuse, addiction, woman in danger, prostitute, small town, life is a bitch, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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All the Sins (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Lauri Räihä, a criminal investigator from Helsinki, is sent to investigate two murders that have occurred in the northern Finnish town where he grew up. The assignment offers Lauri a way out of confronting his own problems.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder investigation, past, crime investigation, murder, police detective, police, revenge, police officer, murder mystery, who done it, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland
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The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, investigation, police, cold case, law enforcement, true crime, double murder, father son relationship, unsolved crime, who done it ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: wales, britain, united kingdom
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36%
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Arne Dahl: Europa blues (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A man is found dead, hung from a tree. Another body is found in Skansen's wolverine enclosure. Five girls attempt to flee from Sweden.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police detective, police investigation, police, escapades, escape, revenge, rivalry, diary, law enforcement, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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35%
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Paranoid (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a female GP in a rural playground in front of numerous witnesses draws a group of detectives into an ever-darkening mystery that takes them across Europe, aided by mysterious notes sent by the "Ghost Detective".
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, exciting, contemplative
Plot: police detective, german, murder, police investigation, police, conspiracy, murder investigation, obsessive compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, partner, suicide, mental health ...
Place: germany
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River (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind - a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, hallucination, able to see the dead, murder investigation, murder mystery, partners, loneliness, police procedural, police, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, society, murder mystery, murder investigation, law enforcement, british, male protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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34%
The Hunt for a Killer (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on true stories about real homicide investigations in the south of Sweden between 1989-2004. The six-part series explores the murder of 10-year-old Helen Nilsson in Hörby, southern Sweden, a seemingly impossible case that remained unsolved ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: child murder, child rape, true crime, murder investigation, sex crime, murder, police officer, police procedural, interrogation, crime investigation, homicide detective, rape ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, courtroom, serial killer, crimes, police procedural, murder mystery, crime investigation, murder, child killer, society, honest law enforcer, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, UK
TV show
Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, murder, nypd, murder mystery, criminal, murder investigation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%